Integrated Sexual Health Services Tender Cheshire

Integrated Sexual Health Services Tender Cheshire

Management, coordination and provision of an integrated sexual health service primarily for the residents of the Borough of Cheshire East.

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Health services

2019/S 010-018971

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
Sandbach
CW11 1HZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Andrew Elliott
Telephone: +44 1270686440
E-mail: andrew.elliott@cheshireeast.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD62
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

18 164 — Integrated Sexual Health Services

Reference number: DN385769

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Cheshire East Council seeks to commission a Lead Provider for the management, coordination and provision of an integrated sexual health service primarily for the residents of the Borough of Cheshire East. The service will be managed by one single provider who may deliver the service through a series of sub-contracts or partnership arrangements.

Period: 1.10.2019 — 30.9.2024.

[With 2 x 12 months options to extend].

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 17 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cheshire East Council seeks to commission a lead provider for the management, coordination and provision of an integrated sexual health service primarily for the residents of the Borough of Cheshire East. The service will be managed by one single provider who may deliver the service through a series of subcontracts or partnership arrangements.

Period: 1.10.2019 — 30.9.2024.

[With 2 x 12 months options to extend]

The service will:

— aim to build an open culture where everyone is able to make informed and responsible choices about relationships and sex,

— take the lead in reducing health inequalities and improving sexual health outcomes,

— play a key role in delivering both preventative and treatment interventions that will allow people to make informed decisions about relationships, sex and reproductive health, building personal resilience and promoting healthy choices,

— aim to improve sexual health by delivering a range of interventions across the life course, with a focus on community based preventative services that will reduce the demand on specialist services,

— provide open and easy access to evidence-based, cost-effective, high quality contraception and prevention services as well as the diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted infections,

— deliver both clinic based activity and outreach, and will identify targeted locations and convenient times to ensure that high risk groups are supported to achieve good sexual health,

— ensure that it provides equitable access to services across the geography of Cheshire East.

Service delivery outcomes:

The service will support service delivery against the three, main sexual health Public Health Outcome Framework measures:

— under 18 yrs. conceptions,

— chlamydia detection (15-24 yrs.),

— people presenting with HIV at a late stage of infection.

In addition, it will deliver the following outcomes to improve the sexual health in the local population as a whole, with all work based on local needs assessments to recognise risk changes in the population:

— early diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and prevention of onwards transmission, including providing opportunistic Chlamydia screening for asymptomatic 15 to 24 years old and early identification of HIV,

— reducing unintended/unplanned pregnancies,

— reducing health inequalities.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 17 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Period: 1.10.2019 — 30.9.2024.

[With 2 x 12 months options to extend].

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 15/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/02/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/01/2019